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StressEMS agencies, get a head start on creating a program for your providers to address mental health concerns and avoid burnout by your providers! The Council now offers a valuable resource that you can use to assist in the creation of a program to address important topics before they become a bigger issue. Click here to go to the CISM page to download "Mental Health for EMS Providers", available as a powerpoint presentation and also a pdf. Get a head start now before this important topic becomes mandatory within the EMS Rules & Regulations for the Commonwealth of VA! 

The Council will offer a BLS Instructor class on Friday, August 23, 2019 from 8:30am-4:30pm. The deadline to register AND complete all the pre-requisites is Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 4pm. Payment is also due at that time. For more information and to submit an application to be accepted by our training center, which is the first step in the process, click hereAHA Training Center Logo

First PageThe Council has released its latest version of the Regional Pre-Hospital Patient Care Protocols, effective August 1, 2019. A modification document is also being provided with the listed changes. Click here to access all related documents. And don't forget that the Council now offers an app with the regional protocols now available for your smartphone! 

MIH Summit 2019 Page 1The Virginia Department of Health Office of Health Equity and Office of EMS invites you to attend the Virginia Mobile-Integrated Healthcare Community Paramedicine Summit 2019 on Friday, August 16, 2019. For more information and to register, click here

Got a smart phone? The Council now has a new app for the regional protocols that's live and available for all iOS and Android devices! You should be able to find it with just a search of "Lord Fairfax EMS Council". Please let us know how you like it and if there's any suggested changes or additions. In the coming weeks look for more additions such as upcoming training opportunities! Smart Phone